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[Awards and Decoration Record for Ray E. Farris]

Description: Award and Decoration Record card sent to Ray E. Farris in honor of his service during the war. The card says: " THIS CERTIFIES THAT Ray E. Farris, 38101293 is authorized by proper authority to wear the following..." On the left side of the fold there is a list of the medals he won and how he earned them.
Date: May 1, 1945
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[66th AIB Dug-In In a Field]

Description: Copy photograph of 66th Armored Infantry Battalion troops dug-in in a field prior to the attack on Nassig, Germany. The 43rd Tank Battalion tanks are in the background. There is a description of the scene on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier In Front of Monument]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier leaning against a wrought-iron fence around a monument of Stanisław Leszczyński. The text at the base of the monument reads: "A Stanislas le Bienfaisant, la Lorraine Reconnaissante, 1831, Meurthe-Meuse-Vosges". There are buildings visible in the background.
Date: March 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Prisoners in Nassig]

Description: Copy photograph of German prisoners of war gathered in Nassig. They were captured by the 66th Armored Infantry Battalion troops with 43rd Tank Battalion tanks in support. There is a description of the scene on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Stanley Bogdas]

Description: Photograph of Stanley Bogdas leaning against a wrought-iron fence around a monument located in the Place Stanislas in Nancy, France. The visible text on the monument reads: "Duc de Lorraine et De Bar. 1737 - 1766".
Date: March 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Entering Nassig]

Description: Copy photograph of the first infantrymen arriving at the barn to the left. Tanks drive towards the town. There is a description of the scene on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Conad Transient Mess]

Description: Photograph of a line of soldiers outside the Conad Transient Mess Hall in Nancy, France. The sign by the door reads: "Conad American Soldiers Mess & Refreshment Center".
Date: March 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bridge Across the Rhine]

Description: Photograph of the Alexander M. Patch bridge across the Rhine River at Worms. The old bridge, which was blown down by the Germans during their retreat, is visible to the left.
Date: April 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Joe S. Lattimore, March 1, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Joe S. Lattimore at Baylor University College of Medicine, on March 1, 1945, lamenting the number of hunting seasons he's missed. He says he has a friend who's uncle owns a pasture they can rent out when they get back from the war, and asks Lattimore to go with him.
Date: March 1, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Aerial View of Port Arthur, 1945]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur, Texas, with an aerial view of the courthouse, bridge, Pleasure Island, and YMCA. The courthouse stands in the stone building in the center of the photo, surrounded by streets that are lined with cars. The bridge is raised for a passing boat. Beyond the bridge, a roller coaster can be seen. The Watkins Studio mark is in the bottom right corner.
Date: August 1, 1945
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Smithville District Seniority List: Switchmen, January 1945

Description: List of switchmen employed in the Smithville Yard, South Texas District of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad South Texas Division as of January 1945. It includes the name of each person and employment date, with the most senior person listed first.
Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. South Texas Division.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Smithville District Seniority List: Switchmen, January 1945

Description: List of switchmen employed in the Houston Yard, South Texas District of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad South Texas Division as of January 1945. It includes the name of each person and employment date, with the most senior person listed first.
Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. South Texas Division.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society